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Thermodynamic Sorption Modelling in Support of Radioactive Waste Disposal Safety Cases: NEA Sorption Project Phase IIIOECD Publishing 2012; US$ 64.00
A central safety function of radioactive waste disposal repositories is the prevention or sufficient retardation of radionuclide migration to the biosphere. Performance assessment exercises in various countries, and for a range of disposal scenarios, have demonstrated that one of the most important processes providing this safety function is the sorption... more...
- John Blake 2005; US$ 7.99
Tired of being told to quit, put it out, stand outside, have some consideration, think about your health? Leaping to the defense of the smoker, The Daily Mirror's favorite columnist Sue Carroll and non-smoker Sue Brealey take a hilarious and irreverent look at the humble cigarette, its history, and its place in life and death, love and sex, fiction... more...
- Government Institutes 1999; US$ 89.99
This 2nd Edition is a significantly expanded exploration of hazardous chemicals, their effects on human health, and the principles of hazards materials toxicology and industrial hygiene. It includes up-to-date coverage of industrial hygiene, risk assessment, and epidemiology as well as continued coverage of medical monitoring, treatment, and management;... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 139.99
Addresses the biological effects of the large number of compounds that have been recognized as endocrine disrupters. This book presents the relevant fundamentals of the endocrine systems of animals and humans, the toxicology, developmental toxicology, ecology, and risk assessment methods, and lays out the state of understanding for the field. more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 22.50
This volume contains monographs prepared at the fifty-eighth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), which met in Rome, Italy, from 21 to 27 February 2002. The toxicological monographs in this volume summarize the safety data on the veterinary drug residues that were evaluated toxicologically by the Committee, which... more...
- World Health Organization 2001; US$ 37.80
Intended as a tool for use by public health officials, research and regulatory scientists and risk managers, this publication seeks to provide a scientific framework for the use and interpretation of reproductive toxicity data from human and animal studies. It also discusses emerging methodology and testing strategy in reproductive toxicity. The text... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 34.00
Este libro describe la forma en que un medio ambiente adecuado puede favorecer la salud demuestra que la calidad del ambiente es indispensable para el bienestar humano. En particular, se calcula la proporción de la carga mundial de enfermedad atribuible a la mala calidad del ambiente y se describen los factores ambientales que contribuyen a ciertas... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00
A clear A-to-Z guide for teens to the facts and myths about smoking, The Truth About Smoking provides clear, balanced information on the long-term and short-term effects of this dangerous habit. Examining the social and personal issues that teenagers face, such as peer pressure, this straightforward guide offers sound advice without talking down to... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Aims to reduce the uncertainty in our knowledge of ecotoxicology. The four basic topics this book embraces are The Science of Ecotoxicology, Ecological Risk Assessment and Multiple Stressors, Methods and Tools in Ecotoxicology and Ecological Risk Assessment and Ecotoxicology and Toxicity Monitoring. more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 30.00
The purpose of this book is to assess, evaluate, and give guidance on the role of elemental speciation and speciation analysis in human health hazard and risk assessment. The book is directed at risk assessors and regulators, to emphasize the importance of consideration of speciation in their deliberations. To date, this issue has not been a part of... more...